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General articles on historical aspects of deep sky observing & observers.
By Auke Slotegraaf. Published 2009 December 03.
A summary of curious remarks made, and particularly interesting objects noted, as published in John Herschel' Cape Results.
By Auke Slotegraaf. Published 2004 January 01.
Thirty astrometric catalogues, dating from 1752 to 1917, were searched for references to nonstellar objects; 138 were found. Of these, 64 were identified in modern nonstellar databases. A further 62 objects are presented as being candidate open cluster remnants or microclusters.
By Auke Slotegraaf. Published 2007 January 08.
Update of the 2003 article "Non-stellar objects in old star catalogues" with suggested cross-identifications supplied by Philipp Teutsch of the Deep Sky Hunters collaboration.
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